Rod and Ring

Rod and Ring Elaine Diane Taylor Here are two concepts to hold at once: we swing as we move in cycles. Every empire and every market and every life… swings as it moves in cycles. Like a pendulum and a wheel at the same time. Like day and night inside the spinning seasons. And if […]

Gold from the Stars and a Little About Me

I’m currently wrapping up a semester at Simon Fraser University where I study geology (gold), economics (rising and falling empires and fiat currencies) and communication studies (media influence and power imbalances). I’ve been in the publishing field for quite a few years as a publisher, editor and business owner, and am thrilled to be able […]

Helplessly Hoping – Gold Falls Down

The price of gold and silver have dropped suddenly and people are feeling anxious. It matches this music well. Marshall MacLuhen said all technology is an extension of us. My guitar is a form of technology and is an extension of my arm. And not just my arm, but my emotions; a way of reading […]

Where Does Power Reside?

Power resides only where men believe it resides. […] A shadow on the wall, yet shadows can kill. And ofttimes a very small man can cast a very large shadow – George R.R. Martin – Clash of Kings  The world is speeding up, and empires are rising and falling. Gold is changing hands and the […]

Being Treated Poorly

Being treated poorly. Unfortunately, this happens to all of us at points along our path. With all of our various experiences, our exciting time and quiet times, there will be people who come along and offer value, accept what we have to offer in return, then do not take care of their part. This individual, […]

The Rolling Ball, Trust and Coffee

All of our actions, our thoughts, our reactions and our creative movements are in response to our environment, either perceived or real. But our environment can be in our minds but not physically real. If we believe something is real then our bodies react to the belief whether it’s real or not. So, I guess […]